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Karen Wiggins

Creative Head, Content & Media, The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia)

Karen Wiggins
Creative Head, Content & Media, The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia)

As the creative head of content and media, Karen Wiggins oversees a multi-million dollar slate of active creative projects, both scripted and unscripted, with a digital-first focus. Her works have reached up to 50 million viewers per month in Southeast Asia, extending Disney’s stories and characters for a new generation of millennials and family audiences through original local content on social, mobile and video. At Disney, she works closely with a strong content creator and social influencer network featuring the best talent for original programmes.

Prior to joining Disney, Wiggins has produced and directed a diverse range of award-winning content across the kids, factual and entertainment sectors. Working in Australia and Southeast Asia for NBC Universal, Matchbox Pictures, FremantleMedia, Endemol Shine and active TV, her works have been broadcast on all major commercial channels in Australia as well as on Foxtel, ABC and SBS. Internationally, her works have premiered on the CBBC, E! and DIVA. She is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School.